What Is Intel(r) Management Engine Components & Can I Remove It?

What Is Intel(r) Management Engine Components

  • Low power: Its power states are independent of the host OS power states.
  • Out of band (OOB) management services: It allows the tool to respond to OOB commands from the IT management console without having to wake up the rest of the system.
  • Capability Licensing Service (CLS): It enables the Windows OS to communicate with the Intel Management Engine directly via the HECI bus.
  • Anti-Theft (AT) Protection Technology: It can detect when the laptop is lost or stolen, and secure the sensitive data by preventing the OS from loading and blocking to access encrypted data.
  • Protected Audio Video Path (PAVP): It can ensure a secure content protection path for high-definition video sources like Blu-ray discs. Moreover, it can control the hardware-accelerated decoding of the encrypted video streams by the integrated graphics processor.

Should I Remove Intel Management Engine Components

How to Fix Intel(r) Management Engine Components Slowing Down Computer

# 1. Extend Your C/System Drive

# 2. Disable the Intel Active Management Technology (AMT) in BIOS

# 3. Disable the Intel(r) Management Engine Driver

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